Sheaveless COBRA® Control Line Manipulator Arm

Sheaveless COBRA® Control Line Manipulator Arm

Sheaveless COBRA® Control Line Manipulator Arm

The Sheaveless COBRA® Control Line Manipulator Arm improves safety and efficiency during control line running operations.

News: Frank’s Sheaveless COBRA® Control Line Manipulator Arm  (SCLMA) Named Co-winner of “Designed for Safety” Award

Features and Benefits

Eliminates sheaves rigged up in derrick

Eliminates man-riding activities associated with sheave rig-up

Control lines can be run from below the rig floor through a mouse hole or from behind the tool

Rated to run control lines with a maximum combined breaking strength of 31 tons

Quick and easy clamp installation, as Sheaveless COBRA® presents and holds control lines in the ideal position against tubing

Control line integrity management – Sheaveless COBRA® interlocked with spider

Enables off-line rig-up of spoolers and control lines

Enables pre-termination of completion assemblies

Free-standing set-up; Sheaveless COBRA® mounts onto its own base-plate for stability

Control line and umbilical tension-monitoring system complete with read-out

Control line “cut and secure” system allows the driller to cut the control lines safely in the event of dropped string

The secure feature holds the cut-ends from the spoolers to prevent uncontrolled backlash of control line towards spoolers

Remote operation allows for single handed control of Sheaveless COBRA®, spider and elevator

Electro-hydraulic control system with safety interlocks enhances personnel safety while ensuring control line integrity

Drive rollers allow control lines to be driven through the Sheaveless COBRA® to provide additional line at the rig floor

Mechanical safety latches prevent arm from behind accidentally lowered during clamp installation

Case studies

Sheaveless COBRA® (SCLMA) reduces red zone risks, increases efficiencies

Control line safety device reduces red zone risks, increases running speeds by 2.9 minutes/joint in series of smart completions in SE Asia.
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